stereotropism


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Related to stereotropism: overextended, predisposing

stereotropism

 [ster″e-ot´rah-pizm]
tropism in response to contact with a solid body or rigid surface.

ster·e·ot·ro·pism

(ster'ē-ot'rō-pizm),
Growth or movement of a plant or animal toward (positive stereotropism) or away from (negative stereotropism) a solid body, usually applied where a part of the organism rather than the whole reacts.
[stereo- + G. tropos, a turning]

stereotropism

/ster·e·ot·ro·pism/ (ster″e-ot´rah-pizm) tropism in response to contact with a solid or rigid surface.stereotrop´ic

ster·e·ot·ro·pism

(ster'ē-ot'rŏ-pizm)
Growth or movement of a plant or animal toward (positive stereotropism) or away from (negative stereotropism) a solid body, usually applied when a part of the organism rather than the whole reacts.
[stereo- + G. tropos, a turning]

stereotropism

see THIGMOTROPISM.

stereotaxis, stereotropism

movement or growth in response to contact with a solid or rigid surface.